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jūgĕrum , i (in sing. acc. to the second, in plur. mostly acc. to the third declension;
I.gen. plur. always jugerum; cf. Lachm. in Rhein. Mus. 1845, pp. 609-612), n., an acre, or rather juger of land, measuring 28,800 square feet, or 240 feet in length by 120 in breadth (whereas the English acre measures 43,560 square feet): “in Hispania ulteriore metiuntur jugis, in Campania versibus, apud nos in agro Romano ac Latino jugeris,Varr. R. R. 1, 10: “ex jugero decumano,Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 47, § 113: “is partes fecit in ripa, nescio quotenorum jugerum,id. Att. 12, 33: “donare clientem Jugeribus paucis,Juv. 9, 60; 14, 163.
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